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a series of storms has arrived. time lapse video from the abc7 emeryville camera shows storm clouds moving in the bay area. >> the clouds are already bringing us wet weather. here is live doppler 7hd tracking a rain maker ready to soak the morning commute. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm ama daetz. let's go live to live doppler 7hd. >> tracking the first of three storms due in this week. let's check out where it is raining right now. it is light to moderate in intensity in the north bay. as i show you the coverage from the clear lake area and down toward gernville, we are seeing rainfall. we are seeing some moderate pockets c of -- pockets of rain. it is around bodega bay. you will notice highway 1 the storm impact scale, we are ranking them one is light and five is severe and this one is
a one. we are looking at between a 10th to a half an inch for most areas. light winds and one thing's for sure, showers are going to dampen your morning commute and slow you down. this is the first of three storms as i mentioned. the strongest is a three on our storm impact scale. >> and the abc7 morning news will have complete coverage of the wet weather and your impact impact -- and your commute. it is tomorrow starting at 4:30 a.m. new at 11:00, a livermore babysitter is charged with abusing a baby. police are worried there may be more possible victims. ma -- mariah was contracted on february 18th. they have not released information on the baby's injuries. they want to talk to anyone else who hired gonzalez through the website.
santa clara county sheriff lori smith went to costco. it was not to buy food or household supplies, but she purchased video cameras for her embattled jail. lilian kim is live in san jose with the story. lilian? >> the sheriff used her own credit card to buy $700 worth of security cameras, and she insists this is not a publicity stunt. workerses at the santa clara county jail are installing new security cameras, a dozen bought at costco for $60 each. she bought them herself after she learned the county's plan for a $20 million system is going to take two years. >> if there are allegations against a staff member we will see it. if there is assault we can see it and have evidence for court. it is something we should have done all along and i wanted it done now. >> new cameras comes four months after the beating death of an inmate.
three correctional deputies are accused of his murder. the cameras are being installed in one housing area, but if it works out well the sheriff plans to buy more. >> we will have captains and lieutenants that can view this. it is an interim solution. it is not a $20 million solution. it is $700 for this pod here. it is going to be adequate and very good. >> the sheriff did not get assurances before buying the cameras, but she is hoping the county reimburses her. abc7 news. tonight police confirmed. tonight police confirmed the human remains is the missing woman from brisbane. there is enough evidence to name her husband, paul, as the primary suspect. paul tishner will not face charges. he committed suicide two days after his wife's remains were discovered along the shoreline. tonight people came together to support a young family now victims of a hate crime. someone set fire under their
car and left a racist note. katie is live with the story tonight. katie? >> dan, the victims have a 2-month-old son and an 89-year-old grandmother at the house and everybody was home when these fires broke out in the middle of the night. it is a crime that rattled and angered the community. >> she was up with her newborn son on february 24th when she saw a flickering light outside. >> a huge fire behind this wheel, like flaming. you can see smoke coming from under there. it was scary because it is by the gas tank. >> there are two logs burning under the suv. her husband put out the fire and called police. >> they found a note on the lawn. >> a note with a racial slur. dozens are outraged with what they call a hate crime and came to this human relations meeting. >> who ever perpetrated this crime is outnumbered by the
rest of us by many thousands to one. >> who ever did this is a coward. >> police are analyzing surveillance video offered by neighbors and asking for more. >> we want to to see if we can track how the suspect got to the crime. even if they have footage and it does president show anything it is -- does president show -- doesn't show anything it shows that maybe somebody didn't pass by their house. >> they struggle to feel safe in their home. >> to know i have a 2-month-old and this early in his life he is not safe doesn't make me feel good. >> the commission is planning a diversity forum. abc7 news. look at this gridlock during the evening commute in san francisco. sky 7hd was over it after 5:00 when the bomb squad arrived to check out a suspicious package. investigators gave the all clear and the street reopened around 8:00. police have not said what that
suspicious package was. the threat of the zika virus is in the bay area. a pregnant woman who traveled to central america tested positive for the disease. she is no longer showing symptoms. county health officials announced the case today and say it is not a threat to public health. the zika virus is primarily transmitted through infected mosquito. a south bay wrestler who contracted a viral skin infection wants the tournament postponed so others are not at risk. he was diagnosed with herpes gladiortium, a skin infection caused by the herpes virus. he thinks he got it from a wrestling match last month. he is earn cked he could have spread it to other wrestlers. >> they need to be stopped from wrestling or the tournament needs to be postponed. just trying to prevent this disease from getting to other people. >> the california
interscholastic federation says the tournament will go on as per national protocol and doctors will be present. >> when you think of alcohol detox comes to mind. but what about technology? >> more people are getting help to wean themselves off their smartphones and gadgets. >> it is something we can all relate to these days. still ahead on abc7 news at 11:00, the signs of addiction and the bay area company claiming to have the solution to this high-tech problem. >> and the chick fillet challenge. it has customers of the popular fast-food chain talking. >> and the bay area newborn twins years apart when it comes to their birthday. >> here is a look at what is coming up on gem me kimmel live on abc news at 11:00. >> thanks, dan and ama. have i got something to show you. >> you don't get the mail yourself? >> i do not. i have people who work for me and they do that stuff. >> that's when you know you are a big shot when you don't
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>> be honest just for a second. >> i don't want to. >> come on. how many times have you checked your smartphone tonight? if you are like most of us probably a lot. >> how can you tell if you are addicted and you need to unplug? >> michael, there is now a movement called digital de-talk. >> i found a bay area company devoted entirely to helping people disconnect. tonight i followed the journey of one tech worker who is giving up digital media for three whole months. >> it is easy to get to that almost drug-like state. >> reporter: eric mackey couldn't stop himself every few minutes checking his phone. >> instagram all the time. the click bait websites, the huffington post, the salon.coms, the buzz feeds. >> reporter: eric shares the screens as a web designer at sap and on top of that he
would stop to check social media. >> they do a good job at succeeding you in -- sucking you in. >> reporter: then it happened. >> i cog cognitively said the word that feels warm. it was too close to what i had heard of, heroin addiction. it scared me to death. >> reporter: he knew he needed to stop. >> every time your phone buzzes or beeps or pings your brain is gary condit literally -- your brain is literally releasing toxins. >> reporter: they run retreats and camps for adults where all electronics are confiscated at the door. >> it can be scary. people feel anxiety and restless. >> reporter: symptoms of withdrawal. >> symptoms have phantom rings where their pockets is empty and they feel their phone is ringing. they reach for it and nothing is there. >> reporter: mostly it is euphoric.
campers make crafts and play games and jump in a lake, meditate under trees. >> when you put your phone away you can start daydreaming and thinking and exploring different ideas you have. >> it hits you like a ton of bricks when you realize everyone is human. >> reporter: digital detox held the event in san francisco. no devices allowed. guests played board games. and typed the old-fashioned way. some found it refreshing. >> to get a little out into the physical realm more and to look around and appreciate things. >> reporter: as long as it is temporary. >> there are hundred of people i have to keep in touch with. >> reporter: which brings us back to eric. >> i got off facebook and i am not on instagram. >> reporter: he is in his third month without digital media and he says he may never
go back. he pursues passions he had long since forgotten. brilding -- building a loft for his apartment, making a perfect cup of coffee. sitting in a table he built in a kitchen with no internet. >> life is better without it. i don't miss it. >> reporter: sound interesting? a three-day de to be camp costs $550 to $750 depending when you book. just be ready to stay off your device. some say it is life changing. for signs you could have a digital addiction go to our website at abc7news.com. >> you have to go on-line to sign up for the course? >> i didn't think about that. a chicken chain restaurant is trying to get people to put down their smartphone and connect over dinner. they created this cell phone coup challenge. there is a box people aren urge cked to put their
phones -- are encouraged to put their phones so they can enjoy their meal without distraction. if they keep it there their entire meal they get a free ice cream cone. a lot of americans were searching for information on how to move to canada. the mourn ven view company -- mountain view company says there were more searches than anytime in the history. toronto politician norm kelly said he was getting so many tweets he posted a link to the canadian immigration services website. it was retweeted more than 32,000 times. don't know what the weather in canada will be like , but we know what it will be like here. >> sandhya patel has the latest. >> a welcome sight in the bay area. live doppler 7hd is actually active tonight. we are tracking light to moderate rain. yellows indicating toed rat rain. we'll take you in closer. we'll take you in closer around heelsburg and windsor
where they are seeing steady rains. santa rosa is now getting ready to pick up light rain. just trace amounts. places have picked up a 10th of an inch of rain. the temperatures with the cloud cover in the 50s and the 60s. it is really mild. here is a live picture from the abc7 news camera. you can see how cloudy it is in san francisco. scattered showers in the morning and more rain on friday and a strong storm is coming in on saturday. let's look at the time line tonight. you notice the rain is focused in the north bay. while you are sleeping the rain will start to shift. at 2:00 a.m. you may be woken up by the pitter patter of rain drops. the rain continues, but it will lighten up and we will see scattered showers for 4:00 a.m. some will barely make it to the south bay. 5:00 a.m. the showers are continuing and 6:00 a.m. as well. if your commute is during the latter part of the morning expect the showers to be less widespread. a few showers in the north bay
and the rest of you seeing cloud cover. isolated showers and that's what we'll go with for the afternoon. isolated showers are popping up just about anywhere. moss of the activity will be done and through here by the morning. rainfall totals? this is a 1. we are not expecting a lot of rain. .03 in san jose to .60 in napa. the next storm is one you want to watch out for. it is a strong storm. it is a 3 on our storm impact scale. saturday evening one to two inches of rain and gusts up to 50 miles an hour. first comes the wind on saturday afternoon. over 50 mile-an-hour winds along the coast. even 40 along our inland areas. then we head to saturday night and the winds ease up. here is where the wind comes in. on saturday morning we have the window of a break. then by saturday evening, afternoon and ink -- evening it will continue and you notice the intensity of the rain. it picks up by 9:00 p.m. the oranges showing up and
there may be a thunderstorm or two between saturday night and sunday morning. sunday morning it eases up. the last system comes through. that will bring light to moderate rain and intns tee. and intensity. the rainfall totals will be between one to just over two inches of rain across the bay area. we are expecting more storms to follow next week. this will turn to snow in the tahoe area and the sierra. initially it is going to be rain in tahoe the next couple days with the high snow levels. eventually they will get a foot to almost two feet of snow by monday night. if you are traveling it is going to be dicey coming back. you might want to plan accordingly. no watches or warnings. temperatures in the 50s. we will be tracking the showers 4:30 to 7:00 a.m. highs for your thursday are more in line with what is expected in winter. the seven-day forecast, one on our storm impact scale the
next storm rain comes in before it. it is a three for your saturday. could see power lines and trees getting toppled. not out of the question to see minor urban flooding. and then a chance on wednesday. i have to say on the accu-weather seven-day forecast it is not definitive. one model is going dry. still ahead, the bay area newborn twins who shared everything but their birthdays. >> when it happens where you live -- >> bring that building down. >> the abc7 news team covers your neighborhood. >> your story -- >> 7 on your side is changing the way these guys do business. >> honestly thank god for seven on your side. >> choose the news that matters where you live. choose the team that works for you. >> we love the city. i cannot even tell you how much we love living here. >> choose
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well. miles was born at 11:58 on sunday. his little brother walter came at 12:09 on monday. because of the leap day walter will only have his birthday once every four years. >> i am envisioning fights and teasing and all of that good stuff in the years to come. >> hopefully it is all fun. they will stay in the hospital a few months while they grow and gain their strength. >> so sweet. they are doing pretty well. walter will get a great every four-year birthday. >> absolutely. >> on to sports. >> shu is in for larry. warriors host the thunder on thursday in a rematch of saturday's game in okc. the clippers played host to the thunder tonight
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they won't make a decision until tomorrow. meanwhile they are facing the thunder for the first time in six days and you know they will want along -- they will want a little revenge. >> we expect a good game. we don't worry too much about them. we worry about us. hopefully we can put together a good game. >> the thunder in l.a. tonight facing the clippers. l.a. trailed by 17 in the fourth, but it was a minute and 15 left. deandre jordan. crawford ices it and two of his 12. a 26-5 run. they pull off their largest come back win of the year. warriors face 5 ticked off thunder squad tomorrow at oracle. giants first spring training game of the year and it allows one run on two hits in two innings. the error lead to the first run and makes up for it with
the first homerun of the spring. it ties the game at one. the giants score three in the 6th. and that's the winning run. the first game is tomorrow. well tiger woods showed doubters his injured back is improving. he is still a long way from returning to the pga tour if he decide to do so. he has won since 2008 and the last major in 2013. there is a lot of questions as to his future as a competitive player. he spoke today about his future. >> it is awesome if i knew when i was playing. i wish i did. i know i am progressing. i am getting better and i am getting stronger. and i would have to take it day by day. >> and